baltimore, washington, d.c., philadelphia, widespread flooding and then the gusty winds. widespread tropical storm force winds. if not higher -- spots, 50, 60 miles an hour. that's going to bring down a lot of trees and cause widespread power outages. >> that's what folks are fearing, jim. i lived in new orleans. i have been through many storms before. one lesson you learn when you go through a lot of them, the northeast quadrant of the storm, that is the tough part of the storm, explain to folks why that is the bad part of the storm and what major parts of city are going to be the quadrant as sandy starts to make landfall. >> let's back this up, and take a look at the storm surge graphic. storm surge dependent on where you are in the storm, it comes inland. any area of low pressure, northern hemisphere. watch the wind go counterclockwise. along it. where the storm will come, new inland, southern new jersey, wind out of the east from offshore, long island, cape cod, not where you want to be storm surgewise for this storm.